Ottawa, Canada, Creative Facilitation 2, May 2-3 (2015)

Creative Facilitation (Level 2)

You do not need to take Level 1 prior to taking Level 2. These can be taken separate from each other.

When: Sat & Sun, May 2-3, 2015
Where: J.A. Dulude Arena, 941 Clyde Avenue, Ottawa


Calling all Ottawa Change-Makers! Activists and organizers from Education, Indigenous Rights, Food Security, Refugee and Immigrant Rights, Environmental Protection, Anti-Oppression, New Economy, Youth Leadership, Violence Prevention and everything else you care about…

“This is the best professional development course I’ve ever taken.”
Peter Gindl, Centre for Excellence in Mental health

“This program is useful for anyone regardless of whether they facilitate a youth group or not. This is important, significant and truly transformative work you are doing. I am grateful that I was able to experience this.”
CF 1 Participant, Ottawa, 2014


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“We need to do a better job of engaging future generations. PYE is leading a movement to activate the creative potential of young people from all sectors of society to build an inclusive, healthy world.”
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, PYE Advisory Board Member

This training is complemented by our Level 1 training. While Level 1 introduces models and techniques for bringing the arts into your work, Creative Facilitation 2 is all about you as a facilitator.

In this 2-day experiential professional development workshop you will increase your skill as a facilitator using arts-based methods to develop high performance learning communities that support creativity and social and emotional learning.You will gain tools that will strengthen your presentation and facilitation skills. You will learn how to guide groups effectively and with confidence. You will discover how help a group come alive, develop a high level of participation, and how to create an atmosphere where participants take creative risks and speak from the heart. This workshop offers best practices based on years of experience developing and leading highly successful creative programs for multicultural groups of youth and adults.

Join us and Learn:

  • How to relate and respond to challenging participants
  • Effective communication techniques
  • How to create a safe space for honest and creative expression
  • How to present yourself comfortably, clearly and confidently to a group
  • How to design and deliver effective lessons, workshops and meetings

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Date: Sat & Sun May 2-3, 2015
Time: 9 a.m -5 p.m
Venue: J.A. Dulude Arena, 941 Clyde Avenue, Ottawa


PYE Global is a nonprofit and does not generate revenue through most of our trainings. Fees collected help offset the direct costs of the program you are registering for. Our goal is to make trainings accessible to anyone who wishes to attend and do not want financial considerations to deter anyone from registering. Please select the pay level that is most appropriate for you. If none of the choices fit your needs, please select “other” and contact for further assistance.

$300 : Full rate
$225 : 75% Scholarship Rate
$150 : 50% Scholarship Rate
Other: Please contact




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Lead Trainer

Screen shot 2013-11-08 at 12.05.04Nadia Chaney is International Senior Trainer for PYE and a professional poet and performer. She holds a Masters in Imaginative Education and a postgraduate diploma in Dialogue and Negotiation. Since 2002 she has facilitated over two thousand events, workshops and trainings on four continents. She specializes in creative risk-taking, emotional intelligence, and improvisation.




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